Mercedes-Benz GLE owners manuals
- Supply chain problems
- The welds on the rear cross-beam may not be enough strong and could break.
- Due to inadequate padding, riders may not be made aware that the headrest on the third row of seats is not in the right position.
- The garnish molding to the window stay bar of the rear doors may not be installed accurately. As a consequence, the garnish molding could become separated in motion, posing a danger to the coming traffic.
The Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class, previously Mercedes-Benz M-Class, is a mid-size luxury SUV manufactured by the German carmaker Mercedes-Benz as 1997. In terms of dimension, it is positioned within the smaller GLC-Class (based on the C-Class) and the bigger GLS-Class, the last with which it shares platforms.
For a short period, among 1999 and 2002, the M-Class was also produced by Magna Steyr in Graz, Austria, for the European market, before all the making shifted to the U.S. plant near Vance, Alabama. Of 2012, the M-Class was also constructed at new factories in India and Indonesia.
As of April 2015, the M-Class has been changed to GLE-Class.
The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE comes in GLE 350, GLE 350 4Matic, and GLE 450 4Matic trim levels. They are mostly identified by powertrain choices and all-wheel drive. The GLE has room for five passengers, or seven if you attach the optional third-row seats.
The GLE 350 is equipped with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder (255 horsepower, 273 lb-ft of torque) that is joined with a nine-speed automatic transmission that drives the rear wheels. Mercedes' all-wheel-drive system is available for the GLE 350 4Matic. The GLE 450 4Matic comes by default with all-wheel drive and is powered by turbocharged 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder (362 hp, 369 lb-ft). It also equipped with a 48-volt EQ Boost electrical system that unites 21 hp when required.
Mercedes-Benz GLE known problems
Some of the common problems or complaints owners have about the Mercedes-Benz GLE are: